Taxon  Report   4208    
Holocarpha virgata  (A. Gray) D. D. Keck
Narrow tarplant,  Pitgland tarweed, Yellowflower tarweed
Holocarpha virgata
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
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Holocarpha virgata
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Holocarpha virgata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Holocarpha virgata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Holocarpha virgata
© 2013 Anna Bennett
Genus: Holocarpha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Holocarpha virgata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).